As we grow up, we see people that have things that we want. Money, cars, homes, jobs, things.  "If I only had (fill in the blank) my life would be awesome and I'd be so happy!"  This isn't an uncommon comment.  The basis of this comment is that there is a point we need to get to hit this mark of happiness.  But many many times, this finish line is not the source of happiness.  Let's take money.  I have known people that make $20k a year, $50k a year, $150k a year and each of them will say they need to make some more money.  This is because we will all live within our means.  When we don't have money, we think about getting money and then when we get it, and we spend it.  There goes the money.  So where is the point where you actually get to be happy?  I'd say it's the journey getting to this mystery point.  Let's take fitness, we will say that the goal is to improve yourself 1% each day.  This doesn't seem like much but over the course of 100 days, you have now improved yourself 100%!  That's pretty awesome, right?  But is that truly the finish line you are looking for?  Will you be happy when you lose the 15 pounds or increase your back squat by 30 pounds?  Sure for the moment but it won't change your life.  But look at the path you have to go to do it.  This is what will make you happy.  Its the big picture of what you are trying to do, the cool thoughts about making it happen, and then knowing that you are accomplishing more and more of that path on your way.  So go ahead and pick your finish line but realize that it's kinda like a mirage.  It will keep moving as you move, but you will keep getting better and being happy as you are moving forward!  Progress is what makes us happy.  The quest is what makes us happy. Makes us feel alive.  Not content.  Drive forward and be happy!:)

FEEL THE BURN!!! 

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INFERNO WARM UP X 2

Complete the following: 

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OHS (15 min limit)

.......8 x 3 reps

*work to a heavy triple

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then...

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12 min AMRAP:

.......4 reps Front Squats, no rack (225/155, 70%, 1RM Sqt Clean)

.......100 m Run

.......12 reps Pull-ups

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MWOD:   banded external shoulder rotation and mash out the quads and forearms